KONECRANES PLC - Disclosure under Chapter 2, Section 10 of the Securities Market Act

Konecranes (ID 0942718-2) has on September 29, 2011, received a disclosure under Chapter 2, Section 9 of the Securities Market Act, according to which the holding of BlackRock, Inc. (USA Tax ID 32-0174421) in Konecranes Plc has decreased below 5 percent. BlackRock, Inc. held 3,135,985 Konecranes Plc’s shares on September 28, 2011, which is 4.96 percent of Konecranes Plc’s shares and votes.

Konecranes Plc has a total of 63,241,427 shares. The company has only one class of shares and each share entitles to one vote.


Miikka Kinnunen
Director, Investor Relations

Konecranes Plc
Miikka Kinnunen, Director, Investor Relations, tel. +358 (0)20 427 2050

NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes. In 2010, Group sales totaled EUR 1,546 million. The Group has 11,200 employees at 578 locations in 46 countries. Konecranes is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V).